Laish

Laish (Lay´ish; Heb., “lion”)

1 The father of Palti(el), to whom Saul gave his daughter (who was David’s wife) Michal (1Sam 25:44) and for whose return David bargained (2Sam 3:12-16). 2 A Canaanite city, modern Tell el-Qadi, which was subsequently occupied by Israelites and named Dan (Judg 18:7-31). It is located ten and a half miles north of Lake Huleh.

1Sam 25:44

44Saul had given his daughter Michal, David's wife, to Palti son of Laish, who was from Gallim.

2Sam 3:12-16

12Abner sent messengers to David at Hebron, saying, “To whom does the land belong? Make your covenant with me, and I will give you my support to bring all Israe ... View more

Judg 18:7-31

7The five men went on, and when they came to Laish, they observed the people who were there living securely, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and unsusp ... View more

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